M.A., Herron School of Art + Design, Indiana University, 2018
B.S., Ball State University, 2016


Daugherty joined Herron School of Art + Design in 2023 as internship coordinator and full-time faculty member. She has experience providing art therapy in art museums where she combines art therapy practices with art history and art education principles to promote mental health and wellbeing. Her courses include Practicum and Internship Supervision, Counseling Theory and Practice, Special Populations, and Group Work for Art Therapists. Daugherty has a private practice in Greenwood where she provides art therapy and mental health counseling to women experiencing neonatal, infant, or child loss, infertility, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders

Awards + Grants

  • Indiana Humanities, Humanities Action Fellow, 2020-2021.
  • Big Car Collaborative, Power Plant Grant, 2023

Licensing + Credentials

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2022
  • Registered and Board-Certified Art Therapist, 2022
  • Perinatal Mental Health Certification, 2023

Clinical Expertise

  • Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Infant Loss
  • Museum-based Art Therapy


Ghadim, M. R., & Daugherty, L. (Eds.). (2022). Museum-based art therapy: A collaborative effort with access, education, and public programs. Routledge.